Musician Amadi loses father to Kaduna herdsmen attack
Musician, Joel Amadi, says herdsmen have shot his father dead in Zikpak Village , Kafanchan located in the southern part of Kaduna State .
Amadi, who is signed to record label , Kennis Music, said this on Twitter on Saturday .
He tweeted , “ It ’ s just been confirmed that my lovely dad is dead, shot by herdsmen and my mum and sisters can’ t even talk to me on phone please tag Governor Nasir el- Rufai . He needs to know that he is not doing enough to curb the state of terrorism in Kaduna state. ”
The musician, who has recorded songs with 2Face and Oritsefemi among others , said two of his cousins were also killed by the assailants .
“ I just heard they shot three of my mothers and two cousins . God , I hope this isn’ t real . If you Google the killings in southern Kaduna , the unbearable images of innocent human beings like you and I that you will see that were killed like chickens are enough for you to know how I feel right now and this has to stop, ” he added .
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia on Thursday night reportedly invaded Agwala Magayaki of Doka Avong in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State , killing seven persons, including an 85-year -old man . Some locals have been declared missing .
Several houses were also razed during the attack .
Governor el- Rufai , earlier on Thursday said banditry attacks were occurring everywhere in the North- West states of the country. He , however , said the attacks in Southern Kaduna were laced with ethnic and religious colouration.
The governor on Friday imposed a 24- hour curfew on the affected communities.